Coronavirus live updates: Pfizer seeking emergency use authorization for its vaccine candidate; CDC says Thanksgiving travel a no-no

Pfizer will file for FDA approval. Traveling for Thanksgiving? Don’t do it, CDC recommends. Latest COVID news.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

ECB’s Lagarde Says Asset Purchases, Longterm Loans Main Tools, Warns Against Vaccine Optimism

Policymakers are set to favor asset purchases and longer term loans at cheaper rates to support the euro area economy during the crisis caused by the coronavirus, or Covid-19, pandemic, European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde hinted on Wednesday, after … Read more…

Designing COVID-19 Vaccine That Partially Mimics Structure Of SARS-CoV-2 Virus Could Increase …

A research team at University at Buffalo (Buffalo, NY, USA) has discovered a technique that could help increase the effectiveness… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

CDC to Roll out Cell Phone-Based Surveillance System for Monitoring COVID-19 Vaccine Recipients

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC Atlanta, GA, USA) has added a new safety monitoring system to… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Dr. Fauci: Widespread Vaccine Distribution Likely ‘Several Months Into 2021’ | MTP Daily | MSNBC

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Joining WHO’s COVID vaccine program is a chance for China to exploit the U.S.’s absence

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today. On Thursday, Beijing joined the World Health organization’s Covax initiative—an international effort to develop and distribute vaccines for COVID-19 … Read more…

One of the leading coronavirus vaccine trials is currently paused. Prominent vaccine researchers tell CNN that’s unusual

Vaccine clinical trials are notoriously difficult to conduct. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION … Read more…

New Insights into COVID-19 Antibody Response Could Inform Vaccine Refinement and Patient Treatment

A tool designed to detect viral history in a drop of blood has received an upgrade, enabling it to offers… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Scientists say a gap in COVID vaccine research may keep us from returning to ‘normal’

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today. When the first COVID-19 vaccines reach market, the world will not necessarily return to ‘normal,’ say top infectious disease … Read more…

Trump says U.S. will manufacture enough coronavirus vaccine doses for every American by April

President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. will manufacture at least 100 million coronavirus vaccine doses before the end of the year with enough to inoculate every American by April. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request … Read more…

Trump accuses Dems, media of ‘denigrating’ potential coronavirus vaccine

Democrats and the mainstream media are not celebrating a coronavirus vaccine because of the election, President Trump told Mark Levin on ‘Life, Liberty & Levin.’ FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Most Americans probably won’t be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says

A wedding in Maine is linked to 176 Covid-19 cases and the deaths of seven people who didn’t attend the celebration, demonstrating just how easily and quickly the virus can spread at social gatherings, public health experts say. CNN.com – … Read more…

The President’s political intrusion in the scientific and ethical process behind the quest for a Covid-19 vaccine is on stunning display

• Analysis: Trump has done one thing really well as President • Analysis: This is the most concerning thing Woodward has said about Trump • Timeline: Trump’s public comments on Covid-19 vs. what he told Woodward in private CNN.com – … Read more…

Interim Estimates of 2017-18 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness – United States, February 2018

In the United States, annual vaccination against seasonal influenza is recommended for all persons aged ≥6 months (1). During each influenza season since 2004-05, CDC has estimated the effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccine to prevent laboratory-confirmed influenza associated with medically … Read more…

NIH ‘very concerned’ about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial

The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming a coronavirus vaccine trial that was halted when a participant suffered spinal cord damage, even as the National Institutes of Health has launched an investigation of … Read more…

AstraZeneca pauses coronavirus vaccine trial after unexplained illness in volunteer

Drug giant AstraZeneca said Tuesday it had paused global trials of its coronavirus vaccine because of an unexplained illness in one of the volunteers. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

What is transverse myelitis? The illness that halted AstraZeneca vaccine trial

The COVID-19 vaccine participant whose unexpected illness put the AstraZeneca trials on pause came down with an inflammatory syndrome known as transverse myelitis, according to a report. FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

AZN Pauses COVID-19 Vaccine Trial, ALBO Hits New High, CRBP Plunges, PFE To Invest In TRIL

Today’s Daily Dose brings you news about AstraZeneca pausing its phase 3 study of COVID-19 vaccine candidate, Albireo’s positive data from phase 3 trial of Odevixibat in progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis, Corbus’ disappointing results from its phase 3 trial of … Read more…

Trump contradicts health officials, says ‘probably’ a Covid 19 vaccine in October

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With Trump promising a COVID-19 vaccine ‘very soon,’ industry developers pledge to keep politics out of science

Could a vaccine arrive before the election? Nine vaccine developers are pledging to fully vet their COVID-19 candidate vaccines before asking for FDA approval.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

A Chinese vaccine maker is injecting employees and their families with its COVID-19 candidate

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today. Dr. Yin Weidong, chief executive of the Chinese vaccine maker Sinovac Biotech, told Reuters on Sunday that 90% of … Read more…

Coronavirus live updates: US governors urge Labor Day vigilance, safety; Israel imposes overnight curfews; CDC to lead vaccine distribution

Republican and Democrat governors urge caution for Labor Day. Israel imposes overnight curfews. U.S. death toll nears 190,000. Latest COVID news.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Phase III trials of coronavirus vaccine to take place at US military sites, Pentagon confirms

Sites for coronavirus vaccine trials have been announced and volunteers are being asked to participate in the Phase III trials. Five United States military sites were chosen to participate in the third phase of the COVID-19 vaccine trials, the Pentagon … Read more…

Next-Generation Lymph Node Targeting COVID-19 Vaccine Promises Enduring T Cell Immunity

A next-generation lymph node targeting COVID-19 vaccine has demonstrated a unique ability to elicit a high magnitude T Cell response… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine [LAIV] (The Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine)

For the 2018-2019 U.S. influenza season, CDC and its vaccines advisory committee (ACIP) recommend that providers use any licensed, age-appropriate influenza vaccine (Inactivated influenza vaccines (IIV), Recombinant influenza vaccine (RIV), or live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV4) with no preference expressed … Read more…

US government strikes $1.525 billion deal with Moderna for 100 million doses of its experimental Covid-19 vaccine

The Trump administration has reached a deal with Moderna Inc. to manufacture and deliver 100 million doses of the company’s Covid-19 vaccine once it is approved, according to a news release from the US Health and Human Services Department. CNN.com … Read more…

Former FDA chief Dr. Scott Gottlieb wary of safety of Russia’s coronavirus vaccine: ‘I wouldn’t take it’

“I wouldn’t take it, certainly not outside a clinical trial right now” where patients are closely monitored, former FDA commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Covid live news: New Zealand reports first new cases in community; Russia approves vaccine

Coronavirus updates: New Zealand records first new local cases in 102 days; deaths likely to pass 750,000 this week, says WHO Russia approves coronavirus vaccine despite testing safety concerns Global cases pass 20m as WHO points to ‘green shoots of … Read more…

Russia registers COVID-19 vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

Amid international skepticism, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday announced that his country has officially registered the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine – saying it offers “sustainable immunity” and that one of his daughters has already been inoculated. Putin emphasized during … Read more…

Dr. Anthony Fauci says chance of coronavirus vaccine being highly effective is ‘not great’

Scientists are hoping for a coronavirus vaccine that is at least 75% effective, but 50% or 60% effective would be acceptable, too, Dr. Anthony Fauci said. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Update: ACIP Recommendations for the Use of Quadrivalent Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV4) – United States, 2018-19 Influenza Season

Update: ACIP Recommendations for the Use of Quadrivalent Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIV4) – United States, 2018-19 Influenza Season Seasonal Flu SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

Imperial College Begins Immunizing Hundreds of People with Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine in …

Scientists at the Imperial College London (London, UK) are immunizing hundreds of people with their experimental coronavirus vaccine in an… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Coronavirus Live Updates: Fauci ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ U.S. Could Have Vaccine This Year

Stay up to date as we cover the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its effects across the world. World News – Breaking News, Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Moderna shares jump after U.S. ups funding for coronavirus vaccine by $472 million

Moderna shares jumped after the biotech company announced it received an additional $ 472 million from the U.S. government to support the development of its potential coronavirus vaccine. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Update: Influenza Activity in the United States During the 2017-18 Season and Composition of the 2018-19 Influenza Vaccine

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Coronavirus live updates: Moderna could provide 1 billion vaccine doses in 2021; Swastika masks draw outrage

A $ 1 trillion relief bill may move forward. A North Korean city is on lockdown. Storms stoke pandemic fears. Latest on COVID-19.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Human Dosing of Self-Replicating mRNA-Based COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate to Begin Soon

Human dosing of a self-replicating mRNA-based-COVID-19 vaccine candidate is all set to begin soon after new preclinical data demonstrated that… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Success Story: Vaccination of Health Care Workers in Vietnam with Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

Between January and May of 2017, the Ministry of Health of Vietnam (MOHV), with financial and technical support from The Partnership for Influenza Vaccine Introduction (PIVI) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), successfully vaccinated nearly 11,000 … Read more…

China offers $1 billion loan to Latin America and Caribbean for access to its Covid-19 vaccine

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced a $ 1 billion loan to Latin America and the Caribbean for Covid-19 vaccine access during a virtual gathering with his Latin American counterparts on Wednesday, according to a statement released by the Mexican … Read more…

Promising Vaccine Trials & Teachers Brace for Back to School | The Daily Social Distancing Show

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Moderna coronavirus vaccine shows ‘promising’ safety and immune response results in published Phase 1 study, but more research is needed

A Covid-19 vaccine developed by the biotechnology company Moderna in partnership with the National Institutes of Health has been found to induce immune responses in all of the volunteers who received it in a Phase 1 study. CNN.com – RSS … Read more…

COVID-19 vaccine generates immune response, well tolerated

PRESS RELEASE Contacts: Elizabeth Schainbaum elizabeth.a.schainbaum@kp.org 510-406-1828 Rebecca Hughes rebecca.f.hughes@kp.org 206-287-2055 SEATTLE — An investigational vaccine designed to protect against COVID-19 was generally well tolerated and prompted neutralizing activity in healthy adults, according to interim results published today in the New … Read more…

Bill Gates warns against coronavirus vaccine going to highest bidder — ‘We’ll have a deadlier pandemic’

As countries and companies race to bring a Covid-19 vaccine to the market, concerns have risen about wealthier nations receiving more drugs than developing countries. US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

In race to bring vaccine to market, big pharma struggles to protect its intellectual property rights

The World Health Organization this week said 21 candidate vaccines are in clinical trials at the moment, meaning they are being tested on human volunteers. US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

GSK Collaborates with Medicago to Develop Novel Adjuvanted COVID-19 Candidate Vaccine

GlaxoSmithKline plc. (Brentford, UK) has entered into a collaboration with Medicago (Quebec City, Canada) to develop and evaluate an adjuvanted… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Watch live: Senate holds hearing on Trump administration’s Operation Warp Speed to develop coronavirus vaccine

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Tesla Building Portable, Automated “RNA Microfactories” for CureVac’s COVID-19 Vaccine

Tesla Inc. (Palo Alto, CA, USA) is reportedly building mobile molecule printers to help make the potential COVID-19 vaccine being… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Moderna stock falls 8% after report says late-stage coronavirus vaccine trial delayed

Moderna’s stock fell after a report said the biotech company’s late-stage trial for a potential coronavirus vaccine will be delayed, possibly by a few weeks. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Coronavirus live updates: Greece restarts tourism; European vaccine deal totals $843 million

The coronavirus has infected more than 7.93 million people around the world as of Monday, killing at least 433,919 people. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Coronavirus Vaccine Candidates’ Pivotal U.S. Testing to Start This Summer

The federal government plans to fund and conduct the decisive studies of three experimental coronavirus vaccines—from Moderna, AstraZeneca and J&J—starting in July, a government vaccine official said. WSJ.com: US Business SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

The Week That Was In COVID: Russia Approves 1st COVID-19 Drug, INO Sues Vaccine Supplier…

The week that just passed by saw the White House selecting vaccine candidates to Operation Warp Speed; new entrants in the COVID-19 drug development space; AstraZeneca’s multi deals to produce and supply its vaccine and INOVIO’s trials and tribulations, among … Read more…

NIH chief worried vaccine “skepticism” might cause some to skip coronavirus vaccine

The director of the National Institutes of Health said Thursday he’s concerned that vaccine “skepticism” could hinder the effort to immunize the country against Covid-19. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Health Section SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request … Read more…

Defense secretary says coronavirus vaccine will be available within months, but experts skeptical

Pentagon leaders expressed strong confidence Thursday that a coronavirus vaccine will be available by January, and possibly as early as this fall — claims that were met with skepticism by scientific experts. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines BEST … Read more…

Geopolitical Power Play Over Coronavirus Vaccine Leaves Drugmakers in the Middle

Pharmaceutical companies are bracing for export bans on future coronavirus vaccines and spreading production across different continents, on early signs of a high-stakes geopolitical scramble to secure supplies for a scientific breakthrough that could confer enormous economic and political power. … Read more…

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Novavax buys manufacturing plant for $167 mln to boost COVID-19 vaccine production

Novavax Inc said on Wednesday it would acquire a manufacturing plant in the Czech Republic for $ 167 million as the drug developer looks to boost capacity to produce its COVID-19 vaccine candidate. Novavax, one of the handful of companies … Read more…

Doctor testing Moderna vaccine says it’s ‘simply mind-boggling’ that injection may be ready in 2020

“We are developing at a pace that has never been done before,” Emory medicine professor Dr. Carlos del Rio said on CNBC’s “Power Lunch.” Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Johnson & Johnson Partners with Vibalogics on Development of Lead COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

Vibalogics GmbH (Cuxhaven, Germany) will manufacture additional clinical trial material for the lead COVID-19 vaccine candidate currently in development by… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Here’s why a coronavirus vaccine might be ready early next year—and what could go wrong

Scientists still don’t fully understand key aspects of the deadly virus, including how immune systems respond once a person is exposed. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Trump administration’s ‘Warp Speed’ plan gets this right about speeding up a Covid-19 vaccine

The Trump administration on Friday unveiled “Operation Warp Speed,” an effort to bring a vaccine to market “prior to the end of the year,” Trump said. According to scientists, collaboration will be key to condensing vaccine timelines. Wealth SPECIAL NEWS … Read more…

AstraZeneca receives $1 billion in US funding for Oxford University coronavirus vaccine

AstraZeneca has agreed to initially supply at least 400 million doses of Oxford University’s coronavirus vaccine and secured total manufacturing capacity to produce 1 billion doses. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Moderna shares surge 30% after reporting ‘positive’ data on early-stage coronavirus vaccine trial

Moderna’s closely watched early-stage human trial for a coronavirus vaccine produced Covid-19 antibodies in all 45 participants, sending the company’s shares surging by about 30% in premarket trading. Health and Science SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free … Read more…

Self-Assembling Nanoparticle Technology Could Be Game Changer for COVID-19 Vaccine Development

A ground-breaking novel nanoparticle vaccine technology based on a self-assembling nanoparticle could prove to be a game changer for the… COVID-19 | HospiMedica International SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Interim Estimates of 2018-19 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness – United States, February 2019

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Trudeau participates in virtual summit that raised $11 billion for vaccine research | Your Morning

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CDC Study Describes New Lab Method to Test Flu A(H3N2) viruses, Has Potential to Improve Flu Vaccine Strain Selection

A recent study published in Scientific Reports describes CDC’s development and use of a new laboratory method called “HINT” to antigenically characterize 422 influenza A(H3N2) viruses (hereafter called “H3N2”) that circulated mostly in the United States from 2011-2018. Seasonal Flu SPECIAL … Read more…

Pharma giants granted coronavirus approvals but doubts remain on manufacturing a global vaccine

Experts warn that vaccine timelines look ambitious and argue more thought is needed on manufacturing. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of … Read more…

Trump grants ‘Operation Warp Speed’ a blank check to develop vaccine, source says

President Donald Trump has essentially given “Operation Warp Speed” a blank check as the team of government officials, scientists and private companies aims to produce hundreds of millions of doses of a life-saving coronavirus vaccine by early next year. CNN.com … Read more…

Vaccine Expert: ‘Using Terms Like Operation Warp Speed, That Doesn’t Help Us’ | MTP Daily | MSNBC

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Tokyo Olympics Will Be ‘Difficult’ to Hold Unless There’s a Coronavirus Vaccine, Japan Medical Association Says

(TOKYO) — The medical community in Japan is moving toward a consensus that holding next year’s Tokyo Olympics may hinge on finding a coronavirus vaccine. Japan Medical Association president Yoshitake Yokokura said in a video media conference on Tuesday that … Read more…

Injecting adults with live coronavirus provides moral dilemma, faster path to vaccine

Volunteers have stepped up to test vaccines, but morals could get in way. ABC News: Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost … Read more…